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Serena Williams of the United States looks on after defeating Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia in their Women's Singles First Round match on Day 1 of the 2015 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Serena Faces Bertens In Grand Slam Pursuit

The next foe for Serena Williams doesn’t have the kind of resume to suggest that she can challenge the star as she seeks the first Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988.

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Serena Williams of the United States looks on after defeating Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia in their Women's Singles First Round match on Day 1 of the 2015 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31, 2015 in New York City. (credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Williams Heads Into U.S. Open’s 2nd Round

Even before Serena Williams set foot in the stadium on Monday, her path through the U.S. Open to a true Grand Slam became easier thanks to losses by other top women.

09/01/2015

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Serena’s Possible Path To True Grand Slam

Shortly after the draw for the U.S. Open took place, Serena Williams offered her analysis. “It’s not anything simple or easy to go through,” Williams said.

08/28/2015

2014 US Open - Day 4

Serena Shrugs Off U.S. Open Jitters

If Serena Williams wins the U.S. Open, which starts on August 31, it will be her fifth straight major title and the first calendar Grand Slam by a woman since 1988.

08/27/2015

Serena Williams of the United States and Novak Djokovic of Serbia pose on stage at the Champions Dinner at the Guild Hall on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 12, 2015 in London, England. (credit: Thomas Lovelock - AELTC Pool/Getty Images)

Djokovic & Williams Clearly The Best In Tennis

It’s more obvious than ever that Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have really distanced themselves from the rest of the elite in tennis.

07/13/2015

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Williams Beats Sharapova To Reach Wimbledon Final

The top-ranked Williams maintained her 11-year dominance over Maria Sharapova, beating the Russian on Thursday to reach her eighth Wimbledon championship match and 25th career Grand Slam final.

07/09/2015

Serena Williams of the United States plays a forehand during her Women's Semi final match against Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland on day twelve of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on June 4, 2015 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Williams Rallies At French Open To Reach Final

Ill and sluggish, Serena Williams overcame a big deficit to reach the French Open final by beating 23rd-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Thursday.

06/04/2015

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Top Sporting Events To Attend In 2015

A look at five of the best upcoming major sporting events in America.

05/22/2015

Serena Williams of the US holds the US Open trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their US Open 2014 women's singles finals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center September 7, 2014  in New York.  (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Wins 3rd US Open In Row, 18th Slam

Williams matched Evert’s total of six U.S. Opens and became the first woman to win three in a row since Evert’s four-title run from 1975-78.

09/08/2014

Serena Williams of the United States reacts against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in their women's singles fourth round match on Day 8 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Rolls To U.S. Open Quarters

Serena Williams appeared in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and defeated Kaia Kenepi 6-3, 6-3 on Monday, keeping alive her hopes for a third straight U.S. Open title.

09/01/2014

Serena Williams and Venus Williams of the United States play their women's doubles match against Timea Babos of Hungary Kristina Mladenovic of France on Day 4 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Williams Sisters Win At U.S. Open

Playing doubles for the first time since her odd, three-game appearance at Wimbledon, Serena Williams teamed with older sister Venus to win a match at the U.S. Open.

08/29/2014

Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot to Taylor Townsend of the United States during their women's singles first round match on Day 2 of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014  in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Serena Beats Teen At U.S. Open

Serena Williams began her bid for a third consecutive U.S. Open title with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over American teen Taylor Townsend on Tuesday night.

08/27/2014

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